Fujitsu-Siemens recalls 250,000 notebook batteries



June 15th, 2005

"Fujitsu Siemens Computers announced a proactive exchange program on batteries in specific AMILO notebook products. The company took the decision to implement the exchange program after receiving a very limited number of customer reports of a defect in the batteries. The company recommends that on specific models, customers should stop using the batteries immediately, and operate their notebook on AC power only. This exchange program will provide a replacement battery free of charge.

Computer model name
AMILO A7640
AMILO A1640
AMILO M1405
AMILO M1424
AMILO M1425
AMILO M7405
AMILO M7424
AMILO M7425
AMILO Pro V2020

Battery model
All impacted models end with
G1L1

Risk
In some batteries there might be a defect which can cause the battery cells to overheat, with a risk of fire."
Fujitsu-Siemens

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